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Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney weather

  • Heavy rain 17 °C

    11 °C

  • Light shower day 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Light rain 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Light shower day 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 15 °C

    12 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    11 °C

  • Cloudy 14 °C

    12 °C

Wednesday (Wednesday 15 August 2018)
Now 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Partly cloudy night Partly cloudy night
10% 10% 10% 10% <5%
Temperature (°C)
14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 17 27 SSW 20 29 SSW 21 29 SSW 20 29 SSW 18 26
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E E
Humidity
85% 84% 83% 83% 86%
UV index
1 1
Sunrise: 05:31 Sunset: 21:03 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Thursday (Thursday 16 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 02:00 03:00 04:00 05:00 06:00 07:00 08:00 09:00 10:00 11:00 12:00 13:00 14:00 15:00 16:00 17:00 18:00 19:00 20:00 21:00 22:00 23:00
Warnings
Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Clear night Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Sunny day Sunny day Sunny day Sunny intervals Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
<5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% <5% 10% 10% 30% 30% 30% 30% 30% 30% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 15 ° 15 ° 15 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SSW 17 25 SW 17 24 SW 19 25 SW 18 23 SSW 17 23 SSW 16 23 SSW 16 23 SSW 17 24 SSW 19 26 SSW 19 27 SSW 20 28 SSW 18 27 SSW 17 25 SSW 15 24 SW 15 24 SW 16 25 WSW 18 27 WSW 17 25 WSW 17 23 WSW 16 23 WSW 17 25 WSW 17 24 WSW 19 26 WSW 18 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
E E E E VG VG VG VG E E E E E E E E E VG E VG VG VG VG VG
Humidity
87% 84% 83% 84% 85% 86% 85% 84% 80% 79% 76% 74% 73% 73% 75% 76% 80% 81% 82% 83% 83% 84% 85% 83%
UV index
1 1 1 2 3 3 4 4 3 3 2 2 1 1 1
Sunrise: 05:33 Sunset: 21:01 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Friday (Friday 17 August 2018)
00:00 01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Light shower night Light shower night Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy Light rain Light shower night
40% 40% 50% 40% 40% 10% 10% 50% 40%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 9 ° 9 ° 8 ° 9 ° 11 ° 12 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 19 27 SW 20 28 WSW 22 30 WSW 21 30 WSW 22 31 SW 16 25 S 15 23 S 19 29 SW 22 33
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
VG VG VG VG VG VG VG G G
Humidity
86% 87% 88% 83% 82% 74% 80% 83% 84%
UV index
1 2 3 1 1
Sunrise: 05:36 Sunset: 20:58 Moon phase: Waxing crescent Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Saturday (Saturday 18 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Light shower night Cloudy Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Light shower day Cloudy Partly cloudy night
30% 10% 30% 40% 30% 30% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
9 ° 8 ° 8 ° 8 ° 9 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
SW 25 39 SW 27 42 WSW 29 47 WSW 32 50 W 30 49 W 26 42 W 21 33 W 16 24
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G VG
Humidity
83% 82% 82% 81% 79% 81% 83% 84%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:38 Sunset: 20:55 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Sunday (Sunday 19 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Sunny intervals Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 11 ° 12 ° 14 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
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Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 12 ° 13 ° 12 ° 11 ° 11 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
W 13 19 WSW 10 16 SSW 8 13 WSW 8 14 SW 10 18 SW 11 18 W 11 16 W 11 17
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G VG VG VG G G
Humidity
87% 90% 89% 82% 76% 79% 81% 86%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:40 Sunset: 20:53 Moon phase: First quarter Air pollution: 2 Pollen: L
Monday (Monday 20 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 10% 10% 10% 20% 10% 10%
Temperature (°C)
13 ° 12 ° 13 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 12 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 18 W 13 20 W 14 20 W 15 22 W 16 24 W 15 23 WSW 14 20 WSW 13 19
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G VG VG VG VG
Humidity
85% 86% 84% 82% 79% 79% 81% 83%
UV index
1 2 3 2 1
Sunrise: 05:43 Sunset: 20:50 Moon phase: First quarter
Tuesday (Tuesday 21 August 2018)
01:00 04:00 07:00 10:00 13:00 16:00 19:00 22:00
Warnings
Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Cloudy Light shower day Cloudy Cloudy
10% 20% 20% 20% 20% 40% 20% 10%
Temperature (°C)
12 ° 12 ° 12 ° 13 ° 14 ° 14 ° 13 ° 13 °
Show detail
Feels like temperature (°C)
10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 10 ° 11 ° 11 ° 10 ° 10 °
Wind direction, speed & gust (mph)
WSW 13 19 WSW 13 20 SW 15 21 SW 15 23 WSW 15 22 W 16 24 W 17 25 W 17 25
Visibility (E = Excellent, VG = Very Good, G = Good, M = Moderate, P = Poor, VP = Very Poor)
G G G G G G G VG
Humidity
85% 86% 87% 84% 82% 82% 82% 83%
UV index
1 2 2 2 1
Sunrise: 05:45 Sunset: 20:47 Moon phase: First quarter
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Tiree Cloudy 56.497 -6.887
Birmingham Cloudy 52.486 -1.889
Glasgow Cloudy 55.864 -4.25
Manchester Heavy shower day 53.479 -2.247
Brighton Sunny intervals 50.822 -0.136
Dover Sunny day 51.126 1.318
Exeter Cloudy 50.718 -3.533
Lincoln Cloudy 53.23 -0.539
Norwich Cloudy 52.63 1.299
Peterborough Cloudy 52.569 -0.239
Swindon Cloudy 51.556 -1.778
York Heavy shower day 53.962 -1.079
Aberdeen Cloudy 57.15 -2.093
Pembroke Overcast 51.673 -4.908
Ullapool Light rain 57.896 -5.16
Inverness Cloudy 57.478 -4.223
Kendal Heavy rain 54.328 -2.745
Londonderry (Derry) Light rain 54.995 -7.323
Newtown (Powys) Light rain 52.512 -3.312
Fort William Heavy rain 56.82 -5.104
Belfast Sunny intervals 54.596 -5.93
Caernarfon Heavy rain 53.139 -4.273
Camborne Cloudy 50.212 -5.294
Cardiff Cloudy 51.481 -3.178
Dumfries Heavy shower day 55.071 -3.604
Edinburgh Light rain 55.953 -3.187
Lerwick Light rain 60.154 -1.143
London Cloudy 51.508 -0.125
Newcastle Upon Tyne Heavy shower day 54.978 -1.616
Pitlochry Cloudy 56.705 -3.728
Southampton Sunny intervals 50.909 -1.403
Stornoway Sunny intervals 58.211 -6.384
Wick (Highland) Sunny intervals 58.439 -3.092
  • Regional
  • UK 5 days
  • UK 6-30 days

Regional Forecast for Orkney & Shetland

Headline:

Bright with showers on Thursday.

This Evening and Tonight:

Shetland starting cloudy this evening with rain, before clearer weather with scattered showers extends up from Orkney. Mostly clear and dry overnight. Fresh southwesterly winds developing this evening for a time. Minimum temperature 10 °C.

Thursday:

A mostly dry morning with some sunshine then showers developing in the afternoon. These could be heavy but further sunshine is expected. Maximum temperature 17 °C.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Cloud and rain on Friday clearing to blustery showers, windy with the chance of westerly gales. Showers and winds easing on Saturday. Mostly dry and bright on Sunday.

Updated: 14:43 on Wed 15 Aug 2018 BST

UK forecast for the next 5 days

Headline:

Rain pushing southeastwards tonight, becoming cooler in the north.

This Evening and Tonight:

Rain will continue to push southeastwards, bringing heavy outbreaks to many, but it will remain dry in southeast England. Feeling cooler with some clear spells emerging across Scotland, Northern Ireland and northern England later, with scattered heavy showers moving in.

Thursday:

Heavy rain to start across parts of England and Wales, clearing to a fresher feel, with sunny spells. Some scattered, possibly thundery, showers, mainly in the north and west.

Outlook for Friday to Sunday:

Often rather cloudy and windy, with heavy rain at times, especially in the north and west. Drier and brighter in south and east. Feeling warmer in the southeast on Sunday.

Updated: 15:04 on Wed 15 Aug 2018 BST

Outlook for the UK over the next 6-30 days

UK Outlook for Monday 20 Aug 2018 to Wednesday 29 Aug 2018:

Next week is expected to stay breezy across northern and western areas with occasional light rain or drizzle. Bright or sunny spells are more likely across central, southern and eastern areas and it will feel increasingly warm and humid across England and Wales. It may be very warm where there is prolonged sunshine. There will probably be a good deal of dry and bright weather in the south and east over the coming days, with only brief interludes of thicker cloud and rain. As a result, this part of the country may well stay very warm and humid. This pattern is quite likely to continue into the following week, with warm dry weather predominating, especially in the south, and longer spells of rain and wind more likely in the north.

UK Outlook for Thursday 30 Aug 2018 to Thursday 13 Sep 2018:

During this period it looks likely that the weather pattern will only change slowly. High pressure will tend to dominate with southern areas probably seeing the driest and brightest weather. Further outbreaks of rain and strong winds may move across the north, and perhaps sink southeastwards at times. Into September, confidence in the forecast decreases. However, we will probably see longer dry and settled spells at times, these perhaps becoming more dominant in the north and northwest. Temperatures by day are likely to be generally warmer than average, but there will an increasing chance of chillier nights.

Updated: 15:04 on Wed 15 Aug 2018 BST

Location details

Skara Brae Heart of Neolithic Orkney

Location
59.048, -3.345
Altitude
18 m above mean sea level

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